ST GALLEN, Switzerland, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Switzerland bounced back from last month's humiliating defeat by Luxembourg with a 2-1 win over Latvia in World Cup Group Two qualifying on Saturday.
Ottmar Hitzfeld's team dominated the first half but had to
wait until the 63rd minute before taking the lead with a close
range strike from their all-time top scorer Alex Frei.
Latvia were reduced to 10 men after 69 minutes when
midfielder Juris Laizans picked up a second yellow card but
levelled two minutes later as Deniss Ivanovs headed in a free
Switzerland grabbed the winner in the 73rd with Blaise
N'kufo heading in a Frei free kick.